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Old 09-27-2011, 09:18 AM   #2146
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I like the Corbin Saddles---they feel 'firm' to the touch but they work really well. I also like small saddlebags like these because they hang over the side and do not add to the height that I have to swing my leg over----ideal for short inseam chaps like myself.
That is a cool option!

Can you give some more info on your setup please? Is there a rack under there (underwear??) and who makes the bags, etc. This is an option I may consider as well. Do you have any problems with the bags getting caught up in debris / low clearance aread like ruts?
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Old 09-27-2011, 11:15 AM   #2147
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Can anyone recommend a set of directions. I keep breaking them, thanks.
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Old 09-27-2011, 02:20 PM   #2148
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Well what would be the concensus? Is the Renazco worth the extra dollars. I really use my 2011 530 as a dual sport with alot of fire lanes and I sit and ride more of a flat track style. I'm getting older and really value comfort now.

Suggestions, coments?
Renazco, sounds like your old, so you can afford it.... Go ahead and get the suede. It will get dirty and look like hell in a year, but no more monkey butt.

XPC if you can't wait on Renazco maybe? Anyone?
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Old 09-27-2011, 03:49 PM   #2149
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Hi Everybody,

First, sorry for my english,

second, when i'm riding at a constent speed, like 85 mph, for more than 20 second, My bike start to knock from everywhere. I feel iT in the whole bike.. I think the problem come from the chain, it slap up and down (I think) may be the problem come from some whre else????? Since I ve this bike I got this on confortable thing on road or on easy gravel road, when the bike his on accellaration it is ok, it's really just happen at constent speed. Please help me, cause I'll finish by sell this beast if I cannot found the problem. I ride 15/50 gearing
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Old 09-27-2011, 06:53 PM   #2150
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Saddle bags

The bags are from Dennis Kirk and are about $85. I formed a upside down 'U" out of 1" PVC pipe by carefully heating it to just the right critical temperature and then bending it over the seat and hanging down both sides of the bike and attached that to the bike and the bags to the "U" frame which keeps the bags secure. Later, I found that I could eliminate the "U" frame simply by shortening up the section between the bags and letting them ride on the fenders while secured to the original ties previously used to hold the 'U" frame. The bags are not large---as you can see---but work nicely for day trips. They are of a synthetic leather but I'd give them an "A" for value---they do everything I want them to do.

I've never tested to the full range of my 3.4 gal tank----would not want anything bigger----and for the riding I do---primarily a weighted mix of dirt with a little hi-way---I typically get a little better than 50 mpg with 14/48 gearing (and usually the computer shows an average speed of 26-28 Miles per hour --typical days ride 100 miles and about 85% dirt)
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Old 09-27-2011, 07:31 PM   #2151
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Renazco, sounds like your old, so you can afford it.... Go ahead and get the suede. It will get dirty and look like hell in a year, but no more monkey butt.

XPC if you can't wait on Renazco maybe? Anyone?
I have an XPC on my 530, and a Renazco on my DR, and a Renazco on my (former) DRZ.

The XPC is ok, the Renazco's are great. I'd wait for a Renazco in the future (and I did, with the current seat on my DR441).

I've ridden Renazco's on bigger bikes - 950's, big BMW's and such - and personally somewhat prefer more street-oriented seats for those types of bikes (i.e. Corbin, Sargeant, etc.), but for a smaller dirt-bike, you can't beat James' seats IMHO.

YMMV.

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Old 09-28-2011, 05:49 AM   #2152
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You know, I read everyone's reviews of the seat concepts vs EE. I heard good and bad about the EE and only good about the seat concepts. I decided to go with the seat concepts after about 2 weeks of deliberating.

Well, this may be the first bad review of the seat concepts, I was thoroughly disappointed in it. It's hard and uncomfortable. My best seat of all time was on my DR350, plush and comfy. Maybe my expectations were too high because of what everyone had talked about with the seat, but I don't like it.
I had a similar experience... Foam hard and just bad. A quick call to Seat Concepts had new foam and a new cover on it's way, no charge. MUCH better, wider and very comfy!

GREAT service as well!

Bought an XPC, and it's nice, but and a BIG but... Nothing is as comfy as the Renazco that I settled on!!!

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Old 09-28-2011, 05:50 AM   #2153
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I am still going through my new to me 530 and noticed it has a 14 / 48 sprocket set-up on it. Don't really know if that is good or bad. Just know it is not stock. I am also going to be looking for some exhaust shielding. I almost burnt the piss out of myself last night reaching for the kicker. Wow! that thing is close.
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Old 09-28-2011, 08:28 AM   #2154
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Not to be a PITA, would you mind taking a picture on the pipe side of the rollie setup?? And what size bags are you showing in that pic?
Small bags, and here's the best shot I could find:



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Old 09-28-2011, 10:52 AM   #2155
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Small bags, and here's the best shot I could find:



Oh man! That is a NICE set up.... Thanks Ned!

From the looks of it, you and I will almost have twin bikes once I get everything set up... I'm just sorting out the routing of the fuel lines from the throttle side petcock on the big tank... once I finish that, the last thing I need (for now) is some day luggage...

I am SOO excited man!
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Old 09-28-2011, 11:10 AM   #2156
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Small bags, and here's the best shot I could find:



I just noticed that boulder behind you guys there!!
What is that?? That is just too cool

I was pretty focused on looking at your setup I guess....
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Old 09-28-2011, 12:15 PM   #2157
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Can anyone recommend a set of directions. I keep breaking them, thanks.
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Old 09-28-2011, 12:22 PM   #2158
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Hi Everybody,

First, sorry for my english,

second, when i'm riding at a constent speed, like 85 mph, for more than 20 second, My bike start to knock from everywhere. I feel iT in the whole bike.. I think the problem come from the chain, it slap up and down (I think) may be the problem come from some whre else????? Since I ve this bike I got this on confortable thing on road or on easy gravel road, when the bike his on accellaration it is ok, it's really just happen at constent speed. Please help me, cause I'll finish by sell this beast if I cannot found the problem. I ride 15/50 gearing
I'm guessing that you are experiencing a bounce caused by your wheels being out of balance.

They are out of balance primarily due to the rim locks which hold your tires in place in low pressure conditions of low traction. Rim locks can be removed if you run higher pressure but you loose traction.

There is an inmate on this forum who sells a beautiful wheel weight kit specific to the EXC to fix your problem. He is also on ebay. I have not tried this kit as I rarely ride my bike faster than 110km/h and usually for only a few minutes.

Maybe some other 530 rider can post up the links...
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:29 PM   #2159
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Motion Pro makes some ultra light rim locks. Nice parts, plastic gripper area and very light, cheap too.
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:51 PM   #2160
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Yep, Motion Pro LiteLoc + Reusable Spoke Weights (also chick his e-bay store) work great for balancing 530 wheels. I don't do a lot of highway or high speed riding on my 530, but when I have to it's nice and smooth!
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